Queen's University Belfast welcomes students from India and from all over the world. Indian students currently represent the third largest group of international students enrolled on postgraduate programmes at the University.
We have 17,000 students from over 80 countries, 3,500 staff and 100,000 graduates worldwide. We're one of the UK's leading universities with a heritage dating back over 150 years.
We accept a wide variety of qualifications. Below you will find information on undergraduate and postgraduate entry requirements, English Language requirements, potential scholarships for international applicants and details of our overseas agents and representatives.
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Students with the following qualifications will be considered for direct entry to Queen's University Belfast's Bachelor's degree programmes:
Please note that the grades required vary depending on the programme of study. Further guidance on the entry requirements for each degree programme can be found in the Undergraduate Coursefinder.
UK 2:1 Degree Standard:
Successful completion of Bachelor degree with a First Division Pass and a minimum final average of 60% (in the traditional system);
UK 2:2 Degree Standard:
Successful completion of Bachelor degree with a Second Division Pass and a minimum final average of 55% (in the traditional system).
Please note that other important factors considered in the assessment of applications are performance in relevant modules at undergraduate level, and the number of attempts taken to achieve the final grade.
Where a CGPA system is used, the scoring system used by each institution will be taken into account and applications considered on an individual basis
Queen's University Admissions Office staff have expertise on a wide range of qualifications from around the world and will be able to assess your application's comparability to the UK entry requirement. Please ensure you upload copies of all official transcripts and final award certificates for programmes already completed and those currently being completed.
For those interested in Computing, Finance and Management courses, but who do not meet the entry requirements, you may wish to consider a a pre-masters Graduate Diploma offered by INTO Queen's.
Students interested in undertaking a PhD at Queen’s University need good grades in their Bachelor's and Master's programmes awarded by a recognised university in addition to a strong research proposal.
The grade required varies depending on the degree programme. For further guidance, you should consult the Postgraduate Coursefinder or visit the website of the Queen's School that offers the degree programme.
Applicants will normally need to demonstrate a level of English equivalent to 6.5 IELTS or 90 TOEFL IBT (Internet based test). However, some degree programmes have higher or lower requirements (please check individual programme requirements in the relevant undergraduate or postgraduate University Coursefinder). View the full list of acceptable English Language qualifications.
INTO Queen's University Belfast offers a wide range of English Language courses, which may assist students to meet the required standard of English language to be eligible for entry to degree programmes at the University. If you wish to apply for an INTO Queen's English course please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or consult the list of INTO Queen's English Language courses.
Queen's University Belfast offers a range of scholarships for international students.
Among them are GREAT Queen's University Belfast Scholarships, a total of 20 scholarships for well-qualified Indian students starting their studies at Queen's in September 2014.
A list of other potential sources of funding for Postgraduate study can be found on the University's Postgraduate Office website.
International Officer (with responsibility for India)
Queen’s Local Representatives in India
We work with the following representatives in India, who can provide free advice and information about applying to Queen's:
Study Overseas Ltd
Offices in New Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Coimbatore, Kochi, Vizag and Baroda, Pune, Chandigarth
Offices in Delhi, Hyderabad, Baroda, Indore and Lucknow
Offices in New Delhi, Bangalore, Pune, Amritsar, Chandigarh, Batala, Hyderabad, Chennai, Ahmedebad and Vizag
Offices in Mumbai, Ahemdabad, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Pune, Surat, Vadodara and Vizag
The Combine Company
Offices in Mumbai, Delhi, and Hyderabad
Counsellor Overseas Education
Offices in Chennai, Coimbatore, Cochin and Hyderabad
Offices in Kolkata
Offices in Delhi, Gurgaon, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Coimbatore, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mangalore, Mumbai, Pune, Trivandrum, Vijayawada and Nepal
Offices in Mumbai
Offices in Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai
Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bangalore, Bathinda, Chandigarh, Chennai, Gurdaspur, Hyderabad, Jalandhar, Jamshedpur, Kochi, Kolkata, Ludhiana, Mangalore, Mumbai Andheri West, Mumbai Mulund, New Delhi, Pathankot, Patiala, Vadodara and VV Nagar (Anand)
Office in Mumbai
Offices in Surat (Gujrat.), Navsari, Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore
Office in Mumbai
Offices in Chennai, Nashik, New Delhi and Raipur
Queen's has a network of agents and representatives committed to providing you with high levels of support. More information on our network and a list of agents by country can be found on the University's agent webpages.
The British Council in your country can also offer advice on studying in the UK.
For details of upcoming events and locations where you can meet with an International Officer from Queen’s, please email email@example.com.
Existing research links have been developed with several key partners in India, and these strategic relationships will be maintained and further developed over the coming years.
These collaborations include:
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Academics from Queen's are collaborating with a number of third level institutions in India in both research and educational activities.
These include: the Jawaharla Nehru University, Bengal Engineering and Science University, the Indian Institute of Technology (Delhi and Madras), the University of Delhi, the University of Hyderabad and the Indian Institute of Science (Bangalore). there are also partnerships with a number of institutions which include the National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, Alagappa University, the Aravind Eye Hospital and the National Metallurgical Laboratory.
For details on the application process for both undergraduates and postgraduates, please visit the University's How to Apply section.
INTO Queen’s University Belfast is a partnership with Queen's University which offers academic courses and English language programmes designed specifically for international students. The courses help prepare students for entry to university in the UK and acclimatise students to living and studying in a university environment.
INTO Queen's academic programmes include:
INTO Queen's English Language courses include: